informal group was set up in 1998 as a platform for farmers to network
and exchange information and experiences, knowledge & problems,
and more importantly, their ability to work as a group. It tries
to create opportunities for the farmers & NGOs, both locally
and globally, through study visits, seminars, workshops, & conference.
would like to see the farmers formally organised and acting as part
of an integrated O.F. system. In order to safeguard the interests
of genuine organic farmers and consumers, CETDEM has successfully
been working with the Ministry of Agriculture and other relevant
agencies in developing a national standard and certification system.
is open to all potential organic farmers who are committed to O.F.